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October 28th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” DC Tech will be testing the newly installed equipment over the next two weeks. After the system is activated, visitors to the downtown area will be able to enjoy free wireless Internet service (two hours in a 24-hour period).
What would you do if you were woken from sleep shortly before midnight on a dark and stormy night, by your doorbell ringing?
If you had lived your life in the small, quiet community of Wakarusa, you likely would throw on something more appropriate for visitors calling and then answer the door to assist the person that was seemingly in need of help.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two vehicles collided at S.R. 17 and Quince Road today just before 3 p.m. Local law enforcement responded to the scene and assisted three victims into ambulances. The incident is being investigated by the Indiana State Police.
The Bremen Kiwanis Clubs invite children from birth to fifth grade to attend the annual Halloween Party in the K-8 gymnasium. Carnival-style games will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by costume judging at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available in the K-8 cafeteria, across the hall.
The Culver community is once again rallying around one of its own, and once again it's thanks in part to one of the community's young people. This time, however, the student in question -- 6th grader Reilly Reinhold of Culver -- has a special connection to her project: she's raising money for the ALS Association (alsa.org), to fight the disease which has rapidly altered the life of her father, Culver Community High School graduate Rob Reinhold.
PLYMOUTH â€“ A garage at 13129 Nutmeg Ridge Drive, Plymouth was damaged after a driver struck the structure while having a seizure.
The Marshall County Police Department reported that Holly L. Buckingham, 25, of Argos apparently had a seizure while attempting to back out of a driveway across the street. The vehicle then crossed the road and struck the attached garage, damaging the door and two vehicles parked inside the garage.
Neither Buckingham nor her three small children, who were passengers in the vehicle, were injured. The residents were not home at the time of the collision.
PLYMOUTH â€“ A Tennessee woman has been arrested for resisting law enforcement, operating while intoxicated, and operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 percent or more after wrecking while trying to flea from authorities Friday night.
PLYMOUTH â€“ The Marshall County Police Department is investigating the theft of a television from a home in the 18000 block of 5th Road early Sunday afternoon.
The TV is described as a 37- to 42-inch LCD HD Sanyo. The homeowner told the MCPD that the only time the house was unoccupied was between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
Halloween may be a fun holiday for children, but for parents the holiday can be a little tricky. To help parents and children have a safe and enjoyable Halloween, the Indiana State Police offers the following safety tips:
The costume - keep costumes short to prevent trips and falls.
Try make-up instead of a mask. Masks often obstruct a child's vision, which makes tasks like crossing the street and going up and down stairs dangerous.
Make sure children wear light colors or put reflective tape on their costumes.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Grants Committee of the Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) awarded the second round of General Endowment Fund Grants for 2011 during a press conference held Oct. 13 in Plymouth. â€¨â€¨The general endowment of the Marshall County Community Foundation now exceeds four million dollars. This enables the Foundation to award grants in excess of $100,000 on an annual basis. During the fall 2011 grant round, $46,804 was awarded to the following eleven organizations in Marshall County:
â€¢ Argos Dollars for Scholarsâ€”Underwrite Purdue Glee Club Performance, $5,300.00